Raycom Media, Inc.
ID2017-7493# of Openings1DepartmentMarketing/Creative ServicesEmployment StatusRegular Full-TimeWork Days8:30am-5:30pmWork HoursMonday-FridayJob OverviewWVUE - Creative Director The Creative Director is the one of the station’s top creative consultants for exceeding client expectations. This position oversees commercial production services and creative direction to support the Sales mission and identifies new opportunities for generating revenue for the station. Duties and responsibilities The primary job duties and responsibilities of the Creative Director include, but are not limited to:Collaborate with the Director of Marketing and Audience Development, as well as internal and external stakeholders to develop & execute multiplatform marketing plans for commercial clients.Lead a creative team of employees, balancing workflow and resource demands to complete client projects on deadline. Revenue GenerationProvide creative consultation, marketing expertise and customer service for Sales clients and initiatives to ensure their investments with the station deliver agreed upon value.Estimate billing costs using market research to provide reliable pricing information for Sales account executives.Maintain accurate record-keeping and invoices of all billable projects.Prospect commercial production revenue opportunities to assist Director of Marketing and Audience Development with the overall delivery of departmental revenue goals.Monitor operational expenses and employee overtime to assist Director of Marketing and Audience Development with the overall management of departmental expenses.Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video or other related field required.Must provide creative reel demonstrating advanced knowledge of video production, especially Adobe Creative Suite software.8 years experience in a creative leadership position implementing strategic priorities to achieve goalsPrevious team management experience preferred. Physical Requirements To ensure safe completion of all required job duties, this job regularly requires the following physical demands of employees in this position Ability to work shifts of at least 8 hours, and occasionally longer, 5 days per weekAbility to sit and stand for prolonged periodsAbility to interact with employees and customers in a professional and courteous mannerAbility to provide effective creative direction for video, audio and graphic design projectsAbility to use a computer for tasks such as communicating via email, preparing reports and editing video.Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs.Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.Qualified applicants, apply online (Raycom Media Careers) and attach resume with cover letter. No phone calls please. EOE-M/F/D/V
Raycom Media, Inc.
Website : http://www.raycommedia.com
Raycom Media, Inc. was created in 1996 with the purchase of 15 television stations, two radio stations, and a sports marketing, production, events management, and distribution company. Shortly after this first acquisition, Raycom Media quickly acquired two other companies and began an unheard of growth in the media business. Raycom Media, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest privately owned broadcasters and owns and/or provides services for 62 television stations in 42 markets and 20 states. Raycom Media owns or provides services for stations covering over 14% of U.S. television households and employs over 4,600 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom Media owns PureCars (digital ad platform for automotive), Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company), Tupelo-Honey Productions (a NY-based production company), RTM Productions (a Franklin, TN-based automotive programming production and marketing solutions company), WebStream Sports (an Indianapolis-based, live event production company) and Broadview Media (a post-production/digital signage company based in Montgomery, AL). Raycom is also responsible for the design and hosting of Alabama's Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail website. Raycom owns over-the-air syndication, regional cable, and digital media rights to Atlantic Coast Conference Athletics. With a strong belief in community, Raycom Media television stations take editorial positions on key community issues. It is the vision of the company that it be involved in the communities its broadcast properties serve. By editorializing on local issues and seeking out divergent points of view, Raycom Media television stations create an atmosphere of community dialog. Raycom Media is headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama.